Archive for Digital Painting

Wearing Architecture #1 Vantage Point

Posted in Architecture, Sketches with tags , , on June 8, 2011 by alexpkaiser

A sketch playing with the idea of being able to prop yourself outside buildings in order to get better/higher view to draw. There are balconies, windows and so on, but there is a tendency for them to be private, inaccessible from the inside – instead, how about introducing a series of external waypoints to create invisible infrastructures for those willing to discover them. The idea of manipulating high edges/surfaces of buildings and extracting these into individual spaces that are not easily accessible. Not space for the masses, but spaces that reward effort. If you are willing to get a serious injury in order to experience something unique is it worth it? Perhaps a sort of ground based skydiving, or mountain climbing. Inserting unique tailored programmatic areasĀ (Drawing vantage points, best place to see the sunrise, watch a parade….) around london to be found by anyone willing to push a bit harder to get there. As the quantities of these build up we could see the introduction of spatial geo-caching, iphone apps that beam down locations in your vicinity and allow you vantage points that you have not experienced before. As for how they are built – perhaps that’s another sketch.


The Architect

Posted in Architecture, Speedpainting with tags , on May 16, 2011 by alexpkaiser


Giant mechanical Robot Orthographic

Posted in Architecture, conceptart, Sketches with tags , , , on January 30, 2011 by alexpkaiser

Here is an image I did for a demo in the Painting Architecture media studies course at the AA. Photoshop. – A giant mechanical robot.

Painting Architecture – Mechanical Landscapes

Posted in Architecture, conceptart, Sketches with tags , , , , , on October 4, 2010 by alexpkaiser

Here is the video for Painting Architecture – Mechanical Landscapes, will upload the separate elements later at a slightly slower speed.

Posted in Architecture, illustration, Sketches with tags , , , , , , , , on October 4, 2010 by alexpkaiser

Here are some drawings from the presentation of painting architecture at the architectural association. The video and description will follow soon!

Broken Perceptions

Posted in Sketches, Speedpainting, Stickmen with tags , , , , , on September 7, 2010 by alexpkaiser

Another speedy, with some graphic overlays – it is fun experimenting with how breaking up the picture into “frames” affects the reading and timeline of the image. Again sketching with multiple things happening in one timeframe, or being shown in one frame. and how to start representing that through sketching and overlays (very much sketches of course at this time!)


Posted in Architecture, conceptart, Speedpainting with tags , , , , on September 6, 2010 by alexpkaiser

Automatic thinking.